The Program for
Human-Computer Interaction & Visualization

Intelligent Visualization and Simulation Lab (IVS)
&  Knowledge Management Lab (KM)
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
Kaiserslautern, Germany

in cooperation with

DFG's International Research Training Group
“Visualization of Large and Unstructured Data Sets – Applications in Geospatial Planning, Modeling, and Engineering”
University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

The research labs IVS and KM at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) together with the International Research Training Group at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern are launching a new major program in Human Computer Interaction and Visualization (HCIV). The aim of this initiative is to establish a study and research program that will combine the knowledge of both the science and the practice in the fields of Human Computer Interaction and Visualization.

One of the first steps in organizing this program is a workshop with world-renowned experts in the fields of Human Computer Interaction and Visualization. The 1st HCIV Workshop will take place on

January 16th and 17th, 2006, in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

We will discuss the challenges of HCI and visualization and ways to attain them. We will hear talks of:
  • Prof. Dr. Mark Apperley
    School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • Dr. Ken Boff
    Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Lab, Wright-Patterson AFB, USA
  • Dr. Jeff Bradshaw
    Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Univ. of West Florida, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Tiziana Catarci
    Database & User Interface Group, Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
  • Dr. Mary Czerwinski
    Visualization and Interaction Research Group, Microsoft Research, USA
  • Dr. Nahum Gershon
    The MITRE Corp., USA
  • Prof. Dr. Annelise Pejtersen
    Cognitive Systems Engineering Center, Risø National Laboratory, Denmark
  • Prof. Dr. Bob Spence
    Intelligent Systems and Networks, Imperial College, London, UK
  • Prof. Dr. Gerrit van der Veer
    Human Computer Interaction, Multimedia & Culture, Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands

Contact:         Dr. Achim Ebert (Assist. Prof.)
Visualization Lab                                             Tel.:        +49 631 205 3502
Erwin-Schrödinger-Str. 57                             Fax:        +49 631 205 3483
67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany                  Email:    ebert@dfki.uni-kl.de